Private Equity Elbows Push Up Healthcare Debt

Abrams, Sandra Lea
May 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/2/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the investment of private equity firms in health care deals in the U.S. Increase in the debt-to-earnings ratio in the entire health care sector; Amount raised by Warnet Chilcott in senior secured debt to finance the buyout; Concern of established private equity investors in the sector with the value they have to pay to compete with other private equity firms.


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